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Eclipse crashes everyday

Prachi Deodhar

Joined: Jun 13, 2006
Posts: 15
I am using eclipse 3.2. Eclipse crashes after 5-6 hours of development everday. Sometimes it gives Out of Memory error. Sometimes it disappears from screen without any warnings. My arguments in eclipse.ini are -vmargs
How can i get rid of this problem.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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Is there anything in the workspace/.metadata/.log file that looks relevant?

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Prachi Deodhar

Joined: Jun 13, 2006
Posts: 15
No, it doesnt!
Frank Bacher

Joined: Oct 25, 2002
Posts: 19
I'm not sure if this is helpful for you, but i had a similar problem. Sometimes I got an OutOfMemoryError.

In my case the message was something like java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: PermGen space. For me, the solution was to add the parameter '-XX:PermSize=128m'. Since i did that, Eclipse isn't crashing anymore.
[ April 18, 2008: Message edited by: Frank Bacher ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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